The Rivers state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Siminialayi Fubara, escaped arrest by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, OduNews reports.
The drama took place at the Port Harcourt International Airport as the plane ferrying Fubara and other PDP chieftains who had accompanied him to Abuja to receive his Certificate of Return touched down at the airport.
It was learnt that as the operatives move to effect the arrest, some youths believed to be his supporters allegedly resisted the officials and attacked them.
Though details of the alleged attack were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report, sources said some of the EFCC operatives sustained injuries.
The EFCC had declared Fubara, the immediate past Accountant General of Rivers state, and three other top state government officials wanted over alleged N117 billion fraud.
After the drama at the airport, Fubara who won the state PDP governorship primary on May 25 proceeded to the state party secretariat where he addressed party supporters and stakeholders.
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